LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –
4 MS-13 gang members are facing federal charges in connection with the kidnapping and murder of a rival gang member whose dismembered body was discovered on federal property.
A District of Nevada release announced charges against Josue Diaz-Orellana, 22, Luis Reyes-Castillo, 24, David Perez-Manchame, 19, and Miguel Torres-Escobar, 20. The 4 suspects are all El Salvodoran nationals and are dealing with charges including First degree murder, attack with intent to commit murder, kidnapping and releasing a gun during and in relation to a criminal offense of violence, the release stated. The suspects were living illegally in the United States, the release validated. They are also thinks in nine extra murders devoted over the course of a year, according to Metropolitan authorities.
RELATED: 5 MS-13 gang members arrested for 10 murders in Southern Nevada An overall of 10 victims were found in nine locations throughout the Valley including mountainous surfaces on the borders of the city, police said. Two of the murders took place in 2017 and 8 happened in 2018. The victims names were launched as follows: Daniel Clark Richard Gaudio Carlos Pachaca-Rodriguez Arquimidez Sandoval-Martinez Juan Carlos Estrada-Raya Jose HernandezRicardo OlivasIzzak ToweryEarl RyanRony Fuentes In the federalproblem, Diaz-Orellana, Reyes-Castillo, Perez-Manchame and Torres-Escobar are implicated of kidnapping and murdering Sandoval-Martinez on Jan. 21, 2018. Authorities discovered his body in a rural area of Lake Mead Boulevard, near mile marker 12. Sandoval-Martinez was bound, stabbed with knives and a machete and shot to death prior to being dismembered, authorities said. Cops believe he made an effort to leave prior to being eliminated, the release stated. Detectives had the ability to trace the victim’s location to Club 2100 on 2100 Fremont
Street before he was kidnapped and eliminated. After examining cellular phone tower records, it was determined that Diaz-Orellana’s area was near the club the night Sandoval-Martinez was disappeared. The cell phone signal was likewise tracked down along Lake Mead Boulevard where the victim’s body was discovered, the release stated. Officers performed a traffic stop on March 2 and located the 4 suspects inside of the automobile.
Officers found a large butcher knife, a baseball hat with an apparent bloodstain and three 9mm pistols within the vehicle. The optimum statutory penalty is Twenty Years of jail time for the assault charge and life jail time for both the
kidnapping and the discharging of a firearm count, officials said. This is a joint investigation between the FBI, HSI, and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Authorities with the help of the
DEA. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Phillip N. Smith, Jr. and Frank J. Coumou are prosecuting the case. Copyright 2018 KVVU (KVVU Broadcasting Corporation). All rights booked.